Sindh health dept confirms ‘large number of people’ from Iran quarantined in Karachi


A health official checks the body temperature of passengers amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel corona virus in Karachi, Pakistan, March 19, 2020. Sabir Mazhar/via KARACHI: The spokesperson for Sindh’s health minister said late Thursday the provincial government was aware of “a large number of people [that] have reached from Iran to Karachi” amid the coronavirus outbreak and that the pilgrims had been quarantined.